The Sony Xperia Z5 just made its first appearance today, less than a week before the Xperia Z5 line is due to be announced at the IFA 2015.
A video interview from French multimedia site Clubic was leaked on YouTube over the weekend, showing the Sony Xperia Z5 Premium's 23MP camera and 4K screen, and preempting the smartphone's official announcement at Sony's pre-IFA 2015 press conference on Wednesday.
The video shows an interviewer introducing Sony Mobile France's marketing director, Olivier Terme, who then proceeds to give an overview of the upcoming Xperia Z5 handsets, with particular focus on the high-end Xperia Z5 Premium. more >>
Christians in India marked the seventh anniversary of the Orissa attacks on Monday, praying for close to 100 Christians who were massacred by Hindu extremists who were pressuring them to convert. An Archbishop has said the faith of Orissa's Christians has grown stronger in the face of persecution.
The Archbishop of Cuttack-Bhubaneswar, His Exc. Mgr. John Barwa SVD, told Fides News Agency that Christians "gather in prayer for the victims, reiterating, all together, our common commitment to promoting peace, justice and hope. The faith of Christians in Orissa has become stronger in the face of persecution."
The major attacks on August 31, 2008, in Orissa also left close to 56,000 Christians homeless after 300 churches and 6,000 homes were raided and looted. The Hindu mob reportedly organized against Christians who they accused of converting Indians to Christianity. more >>
With the rise of Christian persecution at the hands of the Chinese Communist Party over the past year, Chinese Christians are starting to speak out after many have been arrested for defending church crosses from forceful government removal.
"At least nine people I know have been taken away by the police and that figure is still rising," an unnamed church leader in the eastern province of Zhejiang told The Guardian on Thursday.
"We think it is a campaign targeting church leaders across the province. It can only be a co-ordinated action initiated by the provincial government." more >>
Press images of what are alleged to be the Sony Xperia Z5 have leaked online, showing a 23MP main camera with a 6-element lens.
Following an announcement of a September Sony press event where the Japanese tech giant promised to introduce a "smartphone with greater focus," a series of leaked images purported to be press photos of the upcoming Sony Xperia Z5 have made the rounds online, featuring a 23MP main camera.
One photo, which shows the deconstructed camera, displays its 6-element lens, and its 1/2.3-inch Exmor RS sensor. Based on the Sony Xperia GB Twitter account pointing out the smartphone camera's advanced focusing technology, the Xperia Z5 will likely sport a hybrid autofocusing system. more >>
Capcom has just announced video game character Rainbow Mika will be returning in the upcoming "Street Fighter V" roster.
Professional wrestler Rainbow Mika, who first made her debut in 1998's "Street Fighter Alpha 3," will be bringing back her long blonde pigtails, her blue bandage costume, and her pro wrestling skills when she takes centerstage in the upcoming "Street Fighter V."
Capcom announced R. Mika's return for the fifth main installment of its "Street Fighter" franchise, together with the revelation, Mika, real name Mika Nanakawa, will be working with her tag-team partner, Nadeshiko, to perform her special V-Trigger move. more >>
What are purported to be Sony Xperia Z5 cases have leaked online, showing the general shape of Sony's new flagship series.
With the IFA 2015 just two weeks down the road, leaked images of what are alleged to be the Sony Xperia Z5, Z5 Compact, and Z5 Premium cases have emerged online, showing cutouts that give an idea of what the new Z series is shaping to look like.
The brightly colored cases in blue, yellow, dark red, pink, white, purple, sky blue, black and baby pink show spaces for the devices' power and lock buttons, the SIM tray, and the camera shutter. Cutouts at the rear of the cases also indicate the space for the camera and its LED flash. more >>